There has been an exponential increase in the use of irony in
recent times, as people look for a defence against random
tragedy and suffering in a world where traditional beliefs
have fallen by the wayside.
The spectre of the stadium was raised by Cr Teresa Stevenson
during discussion on a proposal to cut $10 million from
spending on council housing, but her argument was labelled
mischievous, deliberately misleading and untruthful.
The Dunedin City Council's $72 million Waipori fund will
provide the necessary cash flow to the council for the next
financial year, but councillors were warned they would be
unable to ask for an increase in returns in the future.